Tariq Ali Speaks Out on Assange’s Case and US Wars
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In this 4 Feb 2020 speech in a public rally for Julian Assange at the Royal National Hotel in London, author, writer, filmmaker and public intellectual Tariq Ali speaks about Julian Assange and contextualizes his case by focusing on U.S. wars pointing out the double standards observed when it comes to the application of international law. Ali emphasizes the importance of collective action around the plight of Julian Assange.
Tariq Ali, an internationally renowned writer and activist, has been a leading figure of the international left since the 60s and a political commentator published on every continent. He was born in Lahore, Pakistan but for many years based in London where he is an editor of New Left Review. A charismatic speaker, he is in great demand all over the world. In his spare time he is a filmmaker, playwright, and novelist. He is the author of many books including The Duel: Pakistan on the Flight Path of American Power, The Obama Syndrome, and On History.
Tags: Activism, Assange, Big Brother, Ecuador, Human Rights, Journalism, Justice, Media, Surveillance, Sweden, Torture, UK, UN, USA, Violence, Whistleblowing, WikiLeaks
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 24 Feb 2020.
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